In the first in-person fraternity and sorority recruitment since spring 2020, students participated in events and activities which lead them to the sorority or fraternity fit for them. Every student had unique experiences and expectations of recruitment, and many ran into both emotional obstacles and pleasant surprises along the way.
Interfraternity Council officials said their organizations overcame unique challenges to deliver a surprisingly successful virtual spring recruitment. Through Instagram and Zoom, fraternities and sororities formed fellowship with their new members.
Greek life organizations at Pepperdine maintain a steady level of affiliation even as COVID-19 and the resulting online format alters the Recruitment process and membership experience. COVID-19 led to reduced dues across chapters and halted plans for a new fraternity on campus.
Pepperdine’s Greek life organization cannot recruit normally without in-person classes. Sororities and professional fraternities chose to do online Recruitment, while the social fraternities postponed to the spring.
The Pepperdine community employs creative strategies to increase student involvement and social event attendance in light of a virtual fall semester.
Greek life moves online, students seek support and how one group keeps on dancing.
IFC targets “rush parties,” hazing and inequality between chapters with new rules.
Breaking down your Rho Chis’ advice
Guards Colbey Ross and Trae Berhow are Pepperdine’s first verbal commitments for the Class of 2021
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